• Telescopes are used to see objects that
are too far to be seen with the naked eye.
• They also provide a closer view of distant
• Astronomers use large telescopes to study
the planets, stars and other objects in
DID YOU KNOW????
Without telescopes, we
would not know much about
Telescopes with lenses are called
refracting telescopes. Lenses bend light.
The largest telescopes use mirrors
instead of lenses. Telescopes with mirrors
are called reflecting telescopes. Mirrors
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